Isabel Lockwood lived and maintained a studio in Oakland, CA during World War II. She painted landscapes, still lifes, portraits and seascapes. She was a member of the Society of Western Artists and of the Oakland Art Association.
Although we don't have dates for her, we do believe she would have been born in the early 20th century. During World War II, there is record she corresponded with Olive May Graves Percival who was an LA artist and photographer. In 1954 she won first place at the Alameda County Fair (Daily Review, Hayward, CA, June 14, 1954). IIn 1957, she held a one woman show of oils and pastels at the Alameda Art Association. In 1958, she became a director of the Alamda Art Association.
Partial label verso stating the painting was shown at the De Young Museum in San Francisco, but no dates are given. Source: Edan Milton Hughes, Artists in California 1786 - 1940, 3d ed.